"Courage Over Adversity" “To be both gay and in uniform is not a betrayal of either. It’s hope.” “It is not enough to be out. We must be active.”

Welcome to the International EMS & Firefighters Pride Alliance representing and supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, emergency medical and fire service professionals around the world. We are an LGBTQ+ awareness, educational, peer support, and social organization.

We invite you to learn more about us.

In Adversis Animum | Courage Over Adversity
Welcome to the IEFPA!

To create a greater awareness of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender professionals working in the emergency medical and fire service fields and to support those coming out or pursuing a career.


Convergence is the annual conference, general membership meeting, training, and social gathering of the International EMS & Firefighters Pride Alliance. It is held every October in Denver, Colorado.

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Coming Out From Behind The Badge Series
Available now at Out To Protect
Our Color/Honor Guard Flag
Diversity Pride Flag created by Gilbert Baker

LGBTQ Firefighter Is Putting Out Fires and Stereotypes
NBC Out | NBC News

Stop the Hate: 49 Celebrities Honor 49 Victims of Pulse Tragedy
We Will Never Forget - Sunday, June 12, 2016